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CBS
Aug 22, 2009 7:30pm EDT
of this transformation is that america's popularity is now soaring. the percent of germans who viewed the u.s. favorably today is 64%, up 31% from 2008 poll. to the pugh, global the u.k., 69%, up from g last year. the french three-quarters, 75% of frenchmen now see america favorably versus 42% in 2008. so what is the big lever that has moved the seesaw of america's popularity so radically upward? acknowledgement of world citizenship? yes. but was it also this public apologetic admission by president obama? >> in america, there's a failure to appreciate europe's leading role in the world. instead of celebrating your dynamic union and seeking to partner with you to meet common challenges, there have been times where america's showed arrogance and been dismissive, even der rissive. >> question. the u.s. has a long standing tradition of not tritticizeing a former president in front of foreign audiences. did obama violate this protocol using terms like arrogance, dismissive, derisive, pat buchanan? >> yes, he did. i think thats with a mistake, and i think he's been scoring off his country repeatedly abroad,
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 9:00pm EDT
was with my father on this tr. for us, it was like christopher columbus' discovery of america and we discovered america for ourself. we knew manhaan a america is very different. we knew something from mark twain of the 19th century america. it was a new world and we tried to find out what it looks like. very interesting. that it is just the detail of this book. but from the oer side, my first question is why did you write this book? 50 years ago, a visit from one little country to the united states may be other leaders came here. sometimes they were eccentric. president yeltsin was more eccentric. wind khrushchev came here, he just showed the time li a contemporary politician would rather go to but larry chiao other than thenn bause part of this was my father's behavior. maybe because it was not eliminated at the time. nodid one visage but it was change. wire rope the but? >> guest: i wrote the book because i happened to stumble upon the story of your father, micki chris jeff, a trip to the united stes which is now 50 years ago but when i stumbledpon it, it was 30 or 35 years old. i
CNN
Aug 18, 2009 10:00pm EDT
the campaign is there is no red america, no blue america, no republican, no democrat. there is one america. tonight if what we are hearing is correct, if he says we are going to cling to the public plan no matter what, he is saying blue america wins. i'm the president of that america. this government-run plan doesn't have the support in the middle. that's why he is losing democrat support in the senate and thinking of trying to jam this through quickly with 50 votes. >> roy, do you think this is something they would go ahead with or maybe trying to float this idea to put pressure on everyone to come to some sort of agreement? >> i think that has to be part of it. just today gibbs said they hadn't decided in they were going to stop negotiating with the republicans. kyl said he wasn't going to whip up votes and grassley saying he might not support the thing he was negotiating for. all the signals were there and they weren't sure. when would they be sure? when the support of the american people drop to 29%? this is something they are putting out there as a threat they could pull back. it is a
CSPAN
Aug 31, 2009 12:00am EDT
. more than that it was a road trip across america and the 1950's it elimited what i became hooked on that i rd the clips and is the rocks a bunch of them and filed them away for futureeference. then i began to read your father's nemours and he wrote to a lot about it and his memoirs were very human, very funny he was wonderfully earth the and started to read other pele's nemours and i became the world's only khrushchev buff. i was writing for the "washington post" a few years ago and realize the 50th anniversary was coming and if i was er going to write the book, ihould do it now so i did and it is now and it is called "k blows top". the reason for the title is it is the third line of 33 line have died from the nework daily news it was denied to tour of disneyland, it "k blows top". he was not allowed to go there but we can get into that later. >> host: your book is very different because it is filled with political analysisdiscussion in trying toush this of the historic cold war and it was part of the khrushchev are in toronto and -- on to rise entourage. i was scared. [laughter]
CNN
Aug 5, 2009 10:00pm EDT
and missiles and on the heels of news that three more americans are now being held in a country america does not have a diplomatic relationship with, iran. does this pump up one dictator and embolden others? we're joined now by pedavid gern and peter brooks. david, i want to start with you. it's almost impossible to ignore the message that it's sends to north korea and others that may be on shaky ground with the u.s. the next time they have u.s. citizens in their custody they can use them as bargaining chips to talk with high-level people, rewarding bad behavior. how do they keep that from happening? >> erica, i think this has a more important message to the world, and that is that america is a country that cares about its own, it will go to great lengths, a former president will fly around the world to bring back two innocent brave americans to reunite them with their families and that individuals matter in this country. and this situation, we didn't give anything away. it's not as if there was a bargain or a negotiation. rather, we had a brutal regime that captured these two young women. a
FOX News
Aug 17, 2009 1:00pm EDT
: this is the national desk. they cover america. this is the foreign desk, covering the globe. every picture that comes into fox news channel comes through the media desk. here on "the live desk" those pictures will always be on the right-hand side of the screen. juliet: in the top box we are waiting for president obama to begin speaking in phoenix, talking about the wars in iraq and afghanistan, and as we wait, the health care debate rages on. the president last week said that a public option is an absolute must in any health care bill, but now the white house could be changing its tune. and an update on a story that we broke. e-mails from the white house going to people who never asked for them. now the white house is responding. in the middle box, a tragedy in the sky. fighter jets colliding as they rehearse for an air show. in the bottom box, hurricane season is in full swing. the florida panhandle is dealing with the aftermath of the claudette and now hurricane bill is picking up strength. trace: we begin with health care and the question over president obama's plan for health insurance is dead or
CNBC
Aug 6, 2009 8:00pm EDT
are the russians parking their subs off the eastern seaboard of america. also, cnbc regular, top name on banking why the "g-men" ought to keep their mud hook off bank of america's ken lewis, we're back before you can say government gone wild! >>> all aboard the recovery train. dennis kneale is driving the recession out and driving profits back in. >> i am selling the hope, baby, i truly believe this recession is over. >> you want a little optimism to end your day? yeah. >> there's reason for hope. >> he's the real deal. he's dennis kneale. watch "cnbc reports" week nights at 8:00 eastern. >> it could be the most important indicator, jobs report. it seems like the world will never be the same. but there is a light beginning to shine again. the spark began where it always begins. at a restaurant downtown. in a shop on main street. a factory around the corner. entrepreneurs like these are the most powerful force in the economy. they drive change and they'll relentless push their businesses to innovate and connect. as we look to the future, they'll be there ahead of us, lights on, showing us the way
FOX News
Aug 5, 2009 11:00am EDT
wanted some legitimacy for their country. america has always said they would only talk to them in six- partyç talks, including our allies. kim jong-il got what he wanted, a former american president. as much as the white house and secretary of state say that there was no quid quo pro, and that president clinton was there on a private mission, -- it may have been a humanitarian issue, but even u.s. officials are telling us that he was given a briefing by cia and others before his visit. he was briefed on the latest with what they were doing, and there is no doubt duringç that three and a half hours with kim jong il, the issue must have come up. jon: is it possible that they held these meetings and did not discuss these issues? >> look at who met bill clinton. the deputy foreign minister who has been in charge of nuclear negotiations. he was very prominent. also, the north koreans, they broktwittered about this visit. they did not give much detail, just saying that president clinton came. the administration is trying their best to decoupled this visit from the nuclear issue. when yo
CNN
Aug 6, 2009 1:00am EDT
are proud and happy that bank of america actually has a solution to help them out with their cards. i listen. that's the first thing i do is listen. you know what, what happened? what put you in this situation? and everyone's situation is different. we always want to make sure that we're doing what's best for our cardholders. i'll go through some of his monthly expenses, if he has a mortgage payment, if he pays rent. and then i'll use all that information to try and see what kind of a payment he financially can handle. i want to help you. bank of america wants to help you through this difficult time. when they come to you and they say thank you, aj, for helping me with this problem, that's where we get our joy from. that's what motivates us everyday. >>> the safe return of journalists euna lee and laura ling, former vice president gore this morning said laura's mother had some soup waiting for her. like any family meal, it's the family part that counts the most. for laura, it's her mother, father, husband, and sister, fellow journalist, lisa ling. >> proud would be an understatement. the lit
FOX News
Aug 7, 2009 5:00pm EDT
for president but you could run for president. you have a lot of fans here in america. >> i'm a big fan of your constitution. glenn: you are one of the only people that i have heard in a long time that says you are a fan of the constitution. it is not real popular here in america. >> i'm not popular among all the politicians. look, it will make you rich, free and independent, and it as driven value to thest of the world so that the world owes you something. glenn: here we have a congress and president not listening to the american people and about to deliver us the universal right to medicine that is just fantastic in your country. tell me about how great universal healthcare is. >> the most striking thing about it is that you are very often just sent back to the queue. you turn up with a complaint or ailment and you are told how about october of next year or whatever it is, and you are not able to supplement your treatment, your healthcare treatment with any private money of your own. people who had conditions and tried to buy drugs independently, they were told that the health treatment would
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 1:00am EDT
with crazy. >> the america i know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with down syndrome would have to stand in front of obama death panel so the bureaucrats can decide if it's worthy of healthcare. a system is downright evil. >> geraldo: you're speaking out to the plan to kill the baby. >> geraldo: the late night comics are having a ball with the healthcare debate. which is driven some say by my colleagues in cable news. >> wanted to get up right now and go to the window. open it and stick your head out and yell, "i'm as mad as hell and i'm not going to take this anymore!" >> my name is randy from montana. that i believe our constitution and it's a very important thing. i also get my news from the cable networks, because i don't like the spin that comes from the other places. >> you have to be careful about the cable networks, though. okay. go ahead. go on with the question. >> geraldo: as people vent, washington squirms, and town hall meetings erupt in impassioned debate. this is a fox news alert. >> the notion that somehow i ran for public office or member of congress are in
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 4:00am EDT
specific ideas. sean: we will all just have to wait and see. america. >>> live and at large and laughing through our tears and our peers. >> these are troubled times. we need to hear them. some one unincumbered by politics as usual. someone who could kill a moose with one hand and skin a bear with the other. someone without a job. >> sarah palin weighing in on the healthcare reform conversation. >> yes! like a ship slowly appears over the horizon to an island of castaways. sarah palin has arrived with fresh new clothing and that little box she keeps next to her bed filled with crazy. >> the america i know and love is not one in which my parents or my baby with down syndrome would have to stand in front of obama death panel so the bureaucrats can decide if it's worthy of healthcare. a system is downright evil. >> geraldo: you're speaking out to the plan to kill the baby. >> geraldo: the late night comics are having a ball with the healthcare debate. which is driven some say by my colleagues in cable news. >> wanted to get up right now and go to the window. open it and stick y
FOX News
Aug 1, 2009 11:00pm EDT
... with you. step forward. help renew america at usaservice.org >> goodbye axis of evil and welcome axis of engagement. president obama is attempting to turn adversaries into partners and friends. we went with russia to offers of direct talks with iran to this week's courtship of the syrian dictator and the obama administration is betting that it will improve image in the world and pay dividends for u.s. strach interest and hispanllary clinton said this-- they released them from prison they could benefit. is it diplomacy working and what are we getting in return? dan henninger and matt comiskey. venezuela, iran, syria, burma, russia, what is the big picture goal here of the administration? what are they attempting-- what is president obama trying to get for us? >> i think in coping, to unbush foreign policy that we're going to talk to the people that don't like us and that like them and a difficult relationship and this ye year-- engage them. >> but for the sake of not being bush, i mean, certain, surely there's got to be a larger strategy at work ear? >> it's hard to tell so far. becaus
PBS
Aug 27, 2009 5:00pm EDT
mexico and central america focuses on immigration issues. but tonight we want to explore another story emerging in that part of the world, the decriminalization of drugs. last week the mexican government announced that it will no longer jail users of small amounts of marijuana, cocaine and heroin. and other countries in that region have taken sim steps. what's it all about, for more we are joined tonight from washington by john walsh. he is a senior associate on drug policy for the washington office on latin america, which describes itself as a think tank advocacy group promoting human rights and democracy in latin america. welcome to the program. first, tell us more about what these new laws in mexico are. >> well, essentially they decriminalize possession for personal consumption across a range of elicit substances, whether it's marijuana or cocaine, and the mexican law, while new for mexico, is not necessarily new f latin america. there are similar decriminalization statutes up and down the continent, and it's a growing movement with recent argentine court decisions opening doort th
WHUT
Aug 17, 2009 11:00pm EDT
speech it became clear that he's not, that america is not against this. if you complain of the interventions of the forces in iran, i would say to you, don't interfere with the home affairs of other arab captioning sponsored by rose communications >> charlie: we are in cairo, in egypt for a conversation with the president of egypt, hosni mubarak. it is my ninth interview with him. he is on the eve of a visit to washington to meet with president obama and vice president biden to talk about the middle east and other issues. it is his first trip to washington since 2004. i am pleased to have him back on this program for a conversation about the region, about the issues he sees, about his rule here in egypt for 28 years. mr. president, thank you. >> thank you. >> charlie: i come to cairo and all of the talk is about you. they say is he okay, is he healthy, does he feel good. they say he's experienced tragedy. they say is he going to run again. would this be the last term for president mubarak. you say? >> i'm not looking for, if i'm going to renew another term or something
CBS
Aug 2, 2009 11:30am EDT
was going to help deliver a post racial america. so by having the knee jerk reaction against the white police officer, boy did he throw that in reverse. so he wastrying to correct both of those things with this beer summit. >> if henry gates were white and not black, do you think that any of this -- >> nobody would have paid any attention to it. smoz it was henry kissinger, everybody would have laughed and said they cuffed henry. it would have been a joke. >> if he were white, all of those talk show hosts who are screaming now about what obama did would be saying this is the sanctity of a man's home and it was invaded by the storm troopers. >> you are telling me if it was alan dershowitz we would have complained if they cuffed him? >> maybe not dershowitz. >> the fact that henry louis gates is a famous guy, a harvard professor is what brought it to the national station stage. this is a good opportunity -- >> do you think professor gates was outraged? they brought him to the police headquarters and photographed him. >> when i came to the states, the first thing i was told was don't argu
CNN
Aug 19, 2009 1:00am EDT
. >> this is a very different obama than we saw on the campaign. obama of the campaign is there's no red america, no blue america, no republican, no democrat, there's one america. tonight, if what we're hearing is correct, if he does say we're going to cling to the public plan, government-run plan, no matter what he's saying, blue america wins. i'm the president of that america. this government-run plan doesn't have the support in the middle. he's losing democrat support in the senate and thinking of trying to jam this through quickly with 50 votes. >> roy, do you think this is really something they would go ahead with? do you think they're trying to float this idea to put pressure on people to come to an agreement? >> today gibbs said they hadn't decided whether they were going to stop negotiating with the republican cans. all of the signals were sent. kyl saying he wasn't going whip up votes. grassley saying he might not support the thing he was negotiating for. the signals were there and they were saying they weren't sure. when would they be sure? when the support dropped to 29%? i think this
PBS
Aug 7, 2009 5:30pm EDT
to a surprise drop in america's jobless. a fresh conflict in georgia edging closer? welcome to bbc world news. it is broadcast on pbs in america and around the globe. coming up later for you -- just like old times. hillary clinton looks up an old friend in south africa. [inaudible] >> and the comedy crunch. performers are making light of the global recession. hello to you. ed there are strong indications that pakistan's most wanted man, taliban commander baitullah mehsud, has been killed. he is believed to be leading al- qaeda's campaign to make pakistan ungovernable. sources have said that he is killed and buried, killed in a u.s. air strike on wednesday. this is from our correspondent in as, bob -- islamabad. >> baitullah mehsud is rarely seen in public. the white house has called him "a murderous thug." >> we have clear information that so far we do not have any evidence to confirm that he is dead. there were several killed during these attacks. these are indications. >> he is accused of masterminding the assassination of former prime minister benazir bhutto, as well as dozens of other att
WHUT
Aug 7, 2009 6:30pm EDT
that he is dead. >> president obama hails a surprise drop in america's jobless. we look at the global trend. flying the flag for georgia. when you're on, is a conflict edging closer? welcome to bbc. we are aired on pbs in america and around the globe. coming up later for you -- just like old times. hillary clinton looks up an old friend in south africa. and the comedy crunch indeed. performers are making light of the global recession. hello to you. there are strong indications that pakistan's's most wanted man, taliban commander baitullah mehsud, has been killed. it was thought he has led al- qaeda's campaign to make pakistan ungovernable. there is no official confirmation. ed sources tell the bbc he is dead and buried. american and pakistani officials are also telling our correspondence they believe he is dead. this from our correspondent in islamabad. >> a glimpse of pakistan's most wanted man -- baitullah mehsud. his chilling message at this news conference last year was that suicide bombers were his atom bomb. he said he wanted to die for his cause. the indications are, he got his
CBS
Aug 16, 2009 11:00am EDT
for "newsweek" and chris of it, the deputy chief editor of the france press america wire service. john, let's start with you. critics of the review are sort of dismissing it already out of hand saying it is merely a budget drill and something that will define major budget cuts that will come down the pipe. is that fair? because there are hints we will get strategy out of this. aren't we? >> yes. i think the criticism is that it should be a budget drill. strategy review if it's untethered to the resources. i think it's likely to be more interesting than the last couple. because it does seem to be grappling with two separate problems. on two separate time frames. and the big problem out is the way is a european competitor, china that nobody talks about that. if so what do you do? how do you prepare? out there is the biggy. in the mean time there are the future of these mete wars. like iraq, afghanistan. and the future of what we call the global commons like piracy. which requires. >> and -- >> add stuff but my sense is that the two drivers in terms of project and force numbers are the ones i
CNBC
Aug 4, 2009 8:00pm EDT
the roman empire ruled the world and means america stands anew as the greatest nation on earth. we will fix our problems and come back stronger than most people believe. pax americana boasts the most vibrant economy, and most innovative mind and best form of government so long as it stays out of business and wealth creation. america is exceptional, the one true leader of our planet. frankly, guys, i'm tired of president obama hat in hand apologizing for it to the rest of the world. pitch to the u.s. economy, will you? as a huge rocket ship on the launchpad, countdown has just ended. we have ignition, plumes of smoke are rising and the massive thing is starting to shoulder and shake, and liftoff is about to begin. if you believe in pax amer can narcs america the kickass, you have hope to believe this economy will be far more robust than everyone expects. and darren brooks, a big believe in pax americana. he runs the think tank that encourages individual action. amen. are we in the era of pax americana? >> i think for the last 200 years we have been in the era, this is the greatest nation on
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2009 10:00pm EDT
in america because that was right up to the time i finished writing the book. so i think anybody that reads inside the beltway i see that you have a paperback copy, it's on paperback now, will find a lot of humor is true tales that have been told inside washington that they will not have read anywhere else and just like "weed man" i picked out the finest stories like with the stored marijuana in the basements of churches and got more room on the island with 40,000 pounds of wheat and build a house out of the bales and i try to bring some humor to the beat which is what i've done. >> host: john, thank you very much. i've enjoyed this discussion and urge the few words to take a fresh look at marijuana smuggling and read "weed man." >> guest: thank you. i appreciate that very much. .. >> the soviet army and task forces in 1991 since published in russia in his book the icebreaker and in this book he argues a widely accepted theory regarding the origins of world war ii were erroneous. in his new book, it "the chief culprit" stalin's grand design to start world war ii" dr. suvorov furthers his id
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 12:00am EDT
? no, i have them. huh. the new lightweight hp mini netbook with windows and america's largest and most-reliable 3g network built in. only 199.99 with mobile broadband plans from 39.99 i am-- speechless, envious. wanna be me right now. getting one. sean: democrats claim all the americans protesting their health care bill are being organized by insurance companies. it looks like the party on the left is doing organizing of their own. george soros has pledged $5 billion million dollars left wing groups health care bill with a public option. speaker pelosi are all the people who organize things to soros contribututututututioutut >> leave us alone. that's all we would ask for. would you leave us alone? >> i'm sick of the lies. i don't like being lied to. i don't like being lied about. >> you have awakened the sleeping giant. >> amen. >> we are tired of this. this is why everybody in this room is so ticked off. >> we cannot afford, this period. keep the government out of it we're doing just fine. thank you, sir. sean: very powerful. more sights and sounds from senator specter's town hall me
CNN
Aug 30, 2009 1:00pm EDT
of the minds i think on some additional regulation. not a global regulator. the united states of america should never agree to have an international regulator that tells it what to do and what not to do with its economy. but there are some things, i think, that looks now like they're going to come out of this meeting. some saw a regulation of tax haven is a healthy thing. that would be a healthy thing globally. some regulation, perhaps, of hedge funds and things like that. so i think we'll probably see that, and i think the obama administration will be going along with that. >> what about the core financial issue, which is what to do about these banks? you wrote an article in the financial times in which you basically remembered the experience of japan's last decade when you were in high government office, and you pointed out that the key problem was they didn't deal with the bad banks fast enough and decisively enough. they kept some of these zombie banks alive, well enough not to die but not well enough to actually give loans. it does seem like there may be so
FOX News
Aug 1, 2009 2:00pm EDT
america's image in the world, that before we're seeing it as a standoffish nation and now we're the nice guys and in terms of getting a return on this investment in the-- in policy, i don't see that at least on the results so far, you don't really see what they aim to get from russia. >> niceness has never delivered a lot of foreign policy that i can observe. >> i think that the obama administration calculus is that america's problem, foreign policy in the bush years was fundamentally a public relations problem. and to some extent that's true. we did have a big pr problem in europe for example in canada and a big pr problem in much of the arab world and that would make it harder for those leaders to back the kind of thing we wanted to do. >> precisely and the argument to the extent that we want to relieve this, maybe we can unlock a whole other set of issues and make some movement with the arab-- the israelis. >> that's on. >> and that's an argument for winning over the people of paris, that's not an argument for getting anything from our adversaries in tehran. >> that's precisely it. an
WETA
Aug 17, 2009 11:30pm EDT
, pticularly the lders of muslim countries. but with the obama speech it became cle that he's not, that america isot againsthis. if youomplain of the interventis of theforces in iran, iould say to you, don't interfere th the home affairs of otherarab countries like lebanon, like hamas and others. sincyou complain of this external or foreig interferen, so don't do it with other countries. are very keen. there should be stabity and no ability unless we havhe -- and with assist also. meeting with the autrity, with the raeli government. >>harlie: the president of egypt sni mubarak and all about theiddle east coming up. captioning sponsored b rose communitions >> charlie: we arin cairo, in egy for a conversation with the psident of egypt hosni mubarak. it imy nth interview with him. he is onthe eve of a visit washington to meet with esident obama and vice president biden to talk about thmiddle st and other issues. it is hisirst trip to washingtonince 2004. i am pleased to have him back on this proam for a conrsation abt the regio about the issues he sees, abo his re here in egypt for 28 years. mr.
WETA
Aug 18, 2009 12:00pm EDT
clearthat he's not, that america is not against this. if you complain ofhe intervtions of the forces in iran, i would say to you, don interfere with the hom affrs of other arab countes. like lebanon, like hamas and others. nce you complainof this external or foign interfence, so don't do it wi other countries. we are very keen. there should sbility and no stability unless weave the -- and with asst also. meeting with theuthority, with e israeli government. >> charlie: the president o egt hosni mubarak and all about the mdle east coming up. captioning sponsor by rose comnications >> charlie: ware in cairo, ingypt for a conversation with the president of ept, hosni mubarak. is my ninth interview with him. he is on the eve of a visit to washington to et with president obama and vice president biden to talk abo the middle east and other issues. it is his first tri to washinon since 2004. i am pleased to haveim back on thisrogram for aonversation about the rion, about the issues he sees,bout his rul here in egypt for8 years. mr. president, thank you >> thank you. >> charlie: i come to cairo a
PBS
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
from the criticisms of america's right. >>> from australia, a story on another issue that has raised passions here -- the right to die. in perth, a quadriplegic man has asked a judge to let him kill himself. tonight we have the ruling. >>> the president of taiwan raises the death toll from typhoon morakot to more than 500, amidst mounting criticism his government has been slow to help survivors. >>> and one night in bangkok is not just a hit song from the '80s. it could also describe how long it takes to go from one side of the city to the other. tonight, a report from bangkok's notorious traffic. buckle up. >>> from the world's leading reporters and analysts, here is what's happening from around the world. this is "worldfocus." made possible in part by the following funders -- >>> good evening, i'm martin savidge. >>> for weeks now, it's been topic number one in the united states. the president's ambitious plan to reform the health care system. there is probably no more controversial part of that plan than the so-called public option. supporters say it will help drive down prices by
PBS
Aug 25, 2009 12:00am EDT
to promoting fiscal responsibility and addressing key economic challenges facing america's future. >> good evening. i'm martin savidge. >>> it may emerge as the defining issue of the obama presidency, the war in afghanistan. and tonight we want to take a deeper look at that conflict there from several perspectives you might not have seen, even though president obama has ordered 21,000 additional troops to afghanistan, america's military commanders are now saying that may not be enough to fight effectively against the taliban. yesterday, the chairman of the joint chiefs said the situation is serious. and it is deteriorating. that assessment came just days after afghanistan's presidential election, which continues to generate widespread allegations of fraud and intimidation as the votes are counted. for americans, voting freely and without pressure is all but taken for granted, that is not the case if afghanistan. and to help you understand that, in tonight's "lead focus," we want to give you a firsthand look what the some afghans faced just for voting in a remarkable piece of reporting by j
WHUT
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
with bank of america in london and then he turned to egypt. and he was against joining the party and it was only after a long effort that he joined the party. it is not ony mind to have my son inherit me. and as well, choice election of the president is open to the population in its entirety. it is the decision of the population to elect who would represent people. it is not for me to decide that. it is the decision of the people to elect the person who they trust. who would that person be? well we have a long time. we have still two years to come. >> charlie: do you think he's ready to be president? >> i will ask him or u can ask him. don't ask me. >> charlie: you will not dissolve parliament. you will not dissolve parliament any time soon. >> there are many rumors. >> charlie: yes, that's why i ask. >> and there is freedom of speech. people say that the pairirnt this -- parliament, this or that except once a decision by the supreme constitution of the court and the more good opposition you have, the better, the more strong, the stronger our members would be. but rumors are
FOX News
Aug 11, 2009 6:00am EDT
, to america. how would you feel after you get it? two people who just got the vaccine yesterday are joining us next. steve: he cannot stay out of the spotlight. disgraced illinois governor blagojevich channeling elvis. >> ♪ kiss me once. (announcer) this is nine generations of the world's most revered luxury sedan. this is a history of over 50,000 crash-tested cars... this is the world record for longevity and endurance. and one of the most technologically advanced automobiles on the planet. this is the 9th generation e-class. this is mercedes-benz. ♪ bicycle, what are we waiting for? the flowers are blooming. the air is sweet. and zyrtec® starts... relieving my allergies... 2 hours faster than claritin®. my worst symptoms feel better, indoors and outdoors. with zyrtec®, the fastest... 24-hour allergy medicine, i promise not to wait as long to go for our ride. zyrtec® works fast, so i can love the air™. >> [1brian: nancy pelosi calling average americans to show up at the town hall meetings un- american. the white house tells senators, if you get it, we will punch back twice as hard.
MSNBC
Aug 11, 2009 5:00pm EDT
, in your face. welcome to town hall america. take a look at what happened when senator arlen specter held a town meeting today in lebanon, pennsylvania. >> you want to be let out of here, you're welcome to go. wait a minute. now, wait a minute. now, wait a minute. now, wait a minute. wait a minute. wait a minute. >> i have every right to -- >> wait a minute, wait a minute. he has a right to leave. >> wow. a similar scene played out later this afternoon when senator claire mccaskill held a town meeting in hillsboro, missouri. add in the protester with the gun strapped to his lower leg who showed up at a church near the town hall event that president obama held in portsmouth, new hampshire today. it's legal to carry the gun in that state, but this is what happens when the demagogues turn up the heat and the angry people come out in force. they start to tune in. that protester will be on the show to explain what he was doing with a gun near the president's meeting this afternoon. >>> also, ewe nice kennedy slifer, the sister of john f. kennedy died today. we will talk about the kennedys and
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2009 6:00pm EDT
in places of america that are named after kosciuszko. and those of you that thought this would be a discussion about kosciuszko mustard that takes place at your local deli every day. [laughter] know, this is about thaddeus kosciuszko, the peasant prints in the age of revelation. kosciuszko was a prince of tolerance to stop for the disenfranchisement of all religions and genders he was probably the greatest humanitarian of his era. in 1817 when the news of his death and exile in switzerland spread through europe funeral masses were held in catholic, lutheran and calvinist churches. even the jewish temples and muslim mosques helped services where the worshipers prayed for god to take kosciuszko's sold to heaven. think about it, europe have gone through decades ethnic and religious strife see it everybody paid for his soul. .. kosciuszko's birth was augustus and he was elected thanks to the love of his lover, catherine the great of russia. russia started to have more and more of an impact on polish society at this time so a lot of poles were trying to figure out ways to help drive
FOX News
Aug 1, 2009 5:00am EDT
of a long-term strategy to make america more competitive. so all these shenanigans and going on, regrettably part of the process but we have to keep our eye on the ball and at the end of all this deliver a product that's good for america. sean: i understand that. but a lot of americans and polls bear this out, they're very skeptical of what is being talked about in washington. or, look, they're looking at social security's bankrupt. medicare is bankrupt. now we're going to take over nearly 20% of the american economy. and the american people are saying, why should we trust people in d.c. at all? and the c.b.o. then scores it and their numbers are extremely high. we've already accumulated enough debt and deficits. are you -- are you trying to get that message to members of your party that they need to go back to more fiscal responsibility? >> well, sean, i definitely am. as you will recall, i was the only member of my party to vote against the omnibus spending bill. and if we had not passed that, we would have saved more than $200 billion over the course of the next 10 years. and i was one of
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2009 7:00am EDT
that united america. after sputnik, we went to pick the moon. ronald reagan rally in the country to end communism. you can think of george bush's cry in 2001 that we would defeat -- lead a global war on terrorism and extremism. it is interesting, the last one, the war on terrorism seems to have lost some of that national feeling. when you do polling, you see people not as invested in the success of afghanistan and iraq and other places where we are fighting were secretly, such as the horn of africa. yet in our strategic interest, clearly fighting terrorism will remain the big issue. he what is the next big national issue? what can president obama defined as the national agenda? he tried very much to make health care that. in the last press conference he said it is intimately tied to your own personal future as an american. but we have not seen americans rally around that idea yet as a national cause. this is something president obama and his allies will try to do. he will try to cast the health care debate as important as going to the moon or defeating communism or terrorism you will se
WETA
Aug 27, 2009 5:30pm EDT
and central america focuses on immigrion issues. but tonight we want to explore another ory emerging i that rt of the world, the decriminalization ofrugs. last weekhe mexican goverent annoced that it will no longe jail users of smallmounts of marijua, cocaine and heroin. d other countries in that region have ten sim steps. what's it all about, for mre we are joined tonight from washington by john lsh. is a senior associate on drug poli for the washington oice on latin america which describes itself as ahink tank adcacy group promoting human rights anddemocracy in latin america. welcome to t program. first, tell us moreabout what these new laws in xico are. >> well, eentially they decriminizepossession for personalonsumption across a range of ecit substances, whether it'smarijuana or cocaine,nd th mexicanaw, while new for mexico, is not necearily new f latin america. there are similar decriminalizatn statutes up and down th continent, a it's a growing movement with recent argentine court decisions opening doorthe door to a simil reform in that untry. >> what'behind the decision to decriminalize
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 11:00pm EDT
of this nra is the customer may not pick his chicken. america is about consumer choice and he imitated for the justice how the chickens were selected in the name of efficiency and the justices laughed. then when they laughed. >> host: one of the things the nra forbade was actually looking at a chicken and say i want that one. >> guest: and you could not do that in in a time when there was tuberculosis and not to antibiotics picking you're own chicken was important for health reasons. you don't want a sick chicken and this is known as the sick chicken case and the justices sided with the shecter brothers, what about the commerce clause and so on. and there was a lot of discussion around that. and it was an enormous advantage big test if ms. nra had stood in we would have a kind of intervention that we have in agriculture in business so it it should america forever. the never talk back cap and in the english people saw that right away. nra killed and 20 minutes, in america there were show star if they did not know what two say and the result was various. >> host: one of the interesting s
MSNBC
Aug 17, 2009 6:00am EDT
. >> that's why mom and dad aren't reminding america, hey, little baby, stimulus turns six today. >> angry next door neighbors. >> finally, we always like when athletes or people around sports get involves in politics. mike allen, who is the latest? >> the republicans are discovering that the nfl is a great place to recruit. they feel it helps them with their message of commitment, hard work, valus and so there's now a couple people who are trying to follow in the footsteps. >> did michael vick make an announcement last night? >> no politics in the michael vick interview. he said he found god, which we were happy about. >> he found god and he loves animals, please. who is your pr company? >> you don't like god or animals, mika? >> i just like reality. >> no, you know what, mika grew up in the mean northeast streets of harlem and she's a little more cynical. >> you're talking to a woman who has gutted a deer, okay? >> you know, by the way, they make you do that at madeira before you graduate. >> if you do it, where do you get to go? william. >> is it a problem that they interviewed me and w
WETA
Aug 24, 2009 5:30pm EDT
and addressing keyconomic challees facing america's future. od eveni, i'm martin sadge. >>> the wain afghanistan. d tonight we want to ta a deeper look at thatonflict there from several rspectives you might not havseen, even though president obama has ordered 21,000 aitional troops to afghanist, america's military commanders are now ying that may not be enough to fight eectively against the taliba sterday, the cirman of the joint chiefs sa the situation is serious. and it deterrating. that assessment came st days ter afghastan's presidential election, whic continues to generate widespread allegations of fraud and intimidation as votes are counted for americans, voting freely and without pressures all but taken for granted, that is not the case if afghanisn. and toelp you unrstand tht, in tonight's "lead fos" we want to gi you a firstland look what e someafghans faced just for voting in remarkable piece of reporting of james ba al jazeera englis >> reporter: t taliban said th'd find the people who defied their ords and took part in the election. they are livinup to their word these ctures showe
PBS
Aug 6, 2009 5:30pm EDT
more innocent lives in the future. >> america says that the insurgents trying to topple the somali government are linked to al qaeda. they want to impose strict islamic law across somalia, and they have the government pinned into a small corner of the capital, mogadishu. the war appears to be attracting support from extremists. several young men were arrested, accused of links to the terror group. under the clinton presidency, american troops tried to intervene in somalia. when helicopters were shot down and soldiers killed in the black hawk down incident, america pulled out. reluctant to send troops, the americans are backing somali forces loyal to the transition government, with the aim of preventing hard-line islamist forces from seeking power. in nairobi, hillary clinton met the president with a clear message. we are with you, and we will help you to stay in power. there were promises of training and weapons. >> if they want a haven in somalia, it would attract al qaeda and other terror groups and be a threat to the united states. >> this was a very public show of support for p
CNN
Aug 30, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. not a global regulator. we're not going -- the united states of america should never agree to have an international regulator that tells it what to do and what not to do with its economy. but there are some things i think that it looks like now are going to come out of this meeting, some sort of regulation of tax havens. that's a healthy thing. that would be a healthy thing globally. some regulation perhaps of hedge funds and things like that, and so i think we'll probably see that, and i think the obama administration will be going along with that. >> what about the core financial issue, which is what to do with these banks? you wrote an op-ed in the financial times which you basically remembered the experience of japan's last decade when you were in high government office and you pointed out that the key problem was they didn't deal with the bad banks fast enough and decisively enough. they kept these sort of zombie banks alive. >> right. >> well enough not to die, but not well enough to actually give loans. now, it does seem like there may be some similarity here in that we are
CNN
Aug 19, 2009 8:00pm EDT
. this is not a war of choice. this is a war of necessity. those who attacked america on 9/11 are plotting to do so again. gecko vo: you see, it's not just telling people geico could save 'em hundreds on car insurance. it's actually doing it. gecko vo: businessmen say "hard work equals success." well, you're looking at, arguably, the world's most successful businessgecko. gecko vo: first rule of "hard work equals success." gecko vo: that's why geico is consistently rated excellent or better in terms of financial strength. gecko vo: second rule: "don't steal a coworker's egg salad, 'specially if it's marked "the gecko." come on people. >> in just over two hours the people of afghanistan will begin risking their lives doing what we take for granted -- voting for president. they paid a high price of taliban attacks and bombings, taken the lives of seven afghan election workers and six u.s. troops. the carnage isn't confined to afghanistan today. a series of six explosions in baghdad left 95 people dead and at least 500 wounded. it is the deadliest day in iraq since u.s. troops pulled out of cities and
FOX News
Aug 26, 2009 6:00pm EDT
of the questions that we have been asking all week, and get some answers! from new york, good night, america. see you tomorrow. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org---^ bret: next on "special report" senator ted kennedy dies of brain cancer, and will advocates of healthcare reform try to use kennedy's death to boost their cause? a former c.i.a. inspector general talks about dick cheney's influence in his report on enhanced interrogations and south carolina's embattled governor answered a call from list second in command to step down. all that, plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. welcome to washington. i'm he bret baier. senator edward kennedy is being remembered are today as an iconic larger than life figure who was the anchor of america's first family of politics. kennedy died tuesday night at his cape cod home a little more than a year after being diagnosed with brain cancer. it was the final chapter in a he very public and often troubled life. >> at the end of our journey and always before us shines that idea
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